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NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED vs "iops=1"

 
Frequent Advisor

NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED vs "iops=1"

The NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED SATP rule automatically created by NCM does not appear to have any PSP options set.  Is "iops=1" implied with this rule or should I explicitly specify it?  I'm trying to get this rule into my host profiles so that future host remediations don't back out anything that might have been set by NCM.

Thanks! 

 

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Frequent Advisor

Re: NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED vs "iops=1"

On the other hand, I've just spotted a five year-old thread where the results of "policy=iops;iops=0" (which effectively sets the round-robin technique to least queue depth) were very encouraging.  Whatever became of this?

 

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HPE Blogger

Re: NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED vs "iops=1"

Can you please post the output of this command?

~ # esxcli storage nmp device list
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Frequent Advisor

Re: NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED vs "iops=1"

Looks like "iops=1" is implicit.  I guess I don't need to worry about the SATP rule in my host profiles.

 

Device Display Name: Nimble01WinSSD-bd18
Storage Array Type: VMW_SATP_ALUA
Storage Array Type Device Config: {implicit_support=on; explicit_support=off; explicit_allow=on; alua_followover=on; action_OnRetryErrors=off; {TPG_id=1,TPG_state=AO}{TPG_id=2,TPG_state=STBY}}
Path Selection Policy: NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED
Path Selection Policy Device Config: {policy=iops iops=1 bytes=0 useANO=0 isVvolPE=0 GROUP_ID=0 numIOsForIssueInq=10000 numIOsSinceLastInq=13 NUM_OF_MEM_ARRAY=1 SYNC_REPLICATED=0 lastPathIndex=1 NumIOsPending=0 numBytesPending=0 }
Path Selection Policy Device Custom Config:
Working Paths: vmhba1:C0:T7:L0, vmhba1:C0:T6:L0, vmhba2:C0:T7:L0, vmhba2:C0:T6:L0
Is USB: false

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Frequent Advisor

Re: NIMBLE_PSP_DIRECTED vs "iops=1"

I've also discovered that NCM refrains from altering Disk.FailDiskRegistration and Scsi.CompareLUNNumber unless there's a Nimble volume present.  That explains why this, too, was missing from my extracted host profile.